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"You Are Warned! Stop Using My Name For Fraudulent Deals" - Sanitation Minister Warns Fraudsters


The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah has sent a strong warning to fraudsters defrauding a section of the public with an assurance of providing them jobs.


In a statement signed by the Minister and sighted by Thinknewsonline.com, she said "I am also advising these perpetrators to desist from this scheme of deceit and defrauding by false pretense, as their mode of operations contravenes the laws of Ghana"


According to Madam Dapaah, it has come to her attention that a good number of persons are falling victim to the activities of some fraudulent persons purporting to be me on social media.


Madam Dapaah further explained that she have no dealings with the management of the supposed page, its content, activities, and engagements with the general public.


She cautioned the general public must not solicit nor provide any protocol opportunities to people on social media.


"I, therefore, urge everyone to disregard any person(s) trying to extort money or use my name for any unscrupulous and unwarranted activities" she noted.


Background

In the last few days, it is emerging that a section of the public have been duped of huge monies after falling victim to online fraudsters. Thinknewsonline.com is learning that the fraudsters are well trained and pose as huge and influential people in social media. Other information also states that the fraudsters visit the private inbox of victims making big promise and extort huge sums of money.


Below is a copy of the Minister's disclaimer.


DISCLAIMER:

It has come to my attention that a good number of persons are falling victim to the activities of some fraudulent persons purporting to be me on social media.


I wish to state here categorically and emphatically that, I have no dealings with the management of the supposed page, its content, activities, and engagements with the general public. Members of the general public must also note that I do not solicit nor provide any protocol opportunities to people on social media.


I, therefore, urge everyone to disregard any person(s) trying to extort money or use my name for any unscrupulous and unwarranted activities.


I am also advising these perpetrators to desist from this scheme of deceit and defrauding by false pretense, as their mode of operations contravenes the laws of Ghana.


Thanks,


Cecilia Abena Dapaah

(Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources).



Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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